TVLine Items: Lost Reunion in Wonderland, Once Casts a Dad, Walking Dead Ratings Dip and More

Zuleikha Robinson Cast WonderlandOnce Upon a Time in Wonderland will reunite Lost frenemies Sayid and Ilana when Zuleikha Robinson guest-stars on the freshman ABC drama.

Robinson, who during Lost Season 5 came onto and then cold-cocked/captured Naveen Andrews‘ alter ego, will appear in the Jafar-centric Nov. 7 episode as Amara, a powerful sorceress from Agrabah. Teases series cocreator Adam Horowitz, “Jafar had to learn magic from someone….”

Robinson’s other après-Lost roles include Homeland, Covert Affairs and The Mentalist. Wonderland airs Thursdays at 8/7c.

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• Speaking of Once Upon a Time, British actor Stephen Lord (EastEnders, Shameless) will guest-star on the mothership as Rumplestiltskin’s father, TVGuide.com reports. His episode will air Nov. 17.

• The Walking Dead this Sunday night drew 13.9 million total viewers, with 9.1 mil landing in the 18-49 sweet spot — dipping 14 and 12 percent from the AMC drama’s record-shattering premiere, but still: HUGE.

Sleepy Hollow has tapped starlet Amandla Stenberg aka The Hunger Games’ Rue to recur as the daughter of Orlando Jones’ character, per The Hollywood Reporter.

Syfy has renewed the reality competition series Face Off for a sixth season, to air in January 2014.

Aimee Carrero (Level Up) has joined Season 2 of The Americans as a smart yet impulsive Sandinista freedom fighter, per The Hollywood Reporter.

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